Report on tackling childhood obesity

The Joint committee on Children and Youth Affairs has released a report on tackling childhood obesity stating 20 recommendations the government should consider.

15/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Report on determinants of weight gain, overweight and obesity

The World Cancer Research Fund have released a report on the determinants of weight gain, overweight and obesity as part of their Continuous Update Project which has identified 12 cancers causally linked to greater body fatness.

14/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Growing up in Ireland national longitudinal study

New data has been published today from Growing up in Ireland, a national longitudinal study of children in Ireland.

08/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Healthy Venues Award: Encouraging venues to Facilitate Healthier Choices

The Healthy Venues Award, in conjunction with the World Obesity Forum, are encouraging conference centres around the world to make changes that help delegates make healthier choices. The Healthy Venues Award prioritises workplace health and wellbeing by encouraging venues to offer healthy food options and encourage the use of stairs and outside facilities.

25/06/2018   by Sarah Cassidy  

The health benefits of brisk walking

To help improve overall health and wellbeing, Public Health England (PHE) and the Royal College of General Practitioners are encouraging adults to include brisk walking into their daily routine.

19/06/2018   by Sarah Cassidy  

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